Public Policy Update from the State Bar of Michigan
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December 11, 2017
Volume 15, Issue 48

In the Capitol

12/12 House Law & Justice, 9:00 a.m. MORE
HB 5017 Prohibit cyberbullying, and provide penalties;
HB 5018 Enact sentencing guidelines for crime of cyberbullying;
HB 4779 Provide for uniform electronic legal material;
HB 4780 Designate Michigan Compiled Laws database as an official source of law;
HB 5323 Modify process for expunction and destruction of DNA samples and identification profiles.

12/12 Senate Judiciary, 3:00 p.m. MORE
SB 670 Provide for points added to driver license record for certain distracted driving offenses;
SB 712 Modify maintenance, custody, and procedure for disclosing certain public records;
HB 4470 Clarify that appointment of receiver does not constitute an action under the "one act" rule, and clarify that statute of limitations under other act does not conflict with the revised judicature act;
HB 4471 Enact uniform commercial real estate receivership act;
HB 5144 Revise requirements for obtaining a state operating license, and provide for other general amendments.

Complete Committee Meeting List

Legislative Action Last Week:
Summary of legislative action on all bills that the State Bar or sections of the State Bar have taken positions.
HB 4536 (The Code of Criminal Procedure, Expunction) passed the House on 12/6 109 to 1.

HB 4538 (An Act to Create and Maintain a Fingerprint Identification and Criminal History Records Division within the Department of State Police) passed the House on 12/6 109 to 1.

Legislation Introduced 12/5–12/7
Last week bills were introduced in the following areas of law:

In the Hall of Justice

Michigan Supreme Court Officially Welcomes Julie Clement as new Court Librarian/Staff Attorney

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